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The Paley Center for Media Announces New Speakers for International Council Summit (IC2011) in Los Angeles, September 14-16, 2011

NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paley Center for Media announces that Jim Berk, CEO, Participant Media; Victor Koo, Chairman and CEO, Youku.com; Isaac Lee, President, Univision News; and Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix have joined the lineup of speakers at the International Council Summit 2011 (IC2011), to be held September 14-16, at the Paley Center in Los Angeles.

Additional confirmed delegates to attend IC2011 include: Henrique de Castro, President Global Media, Mobile and Platforms, Google; Vincent Sadusky, CEO, LIN Media; Brandon Burgess, CEO, ION Media Networks; and Keith Clinkscales, SVP Programming, ESPN.

Paley Center Chairman Frank A. Bennack, Jr. and Paley Center President and CEO Pat Mitchell will open the summit on September 14. Los Angeles-based, three-time Grammy-award winners Ozomatli will perform at a cocktail reception that evening at the Paley Center.

The Paley Center for Media's International Council (IC) is a traveling, independent forum dedicated to providing common ground for the global media industries. This is the IC's eighteenth meeting, and will take place at the Paley Center's Beverly Hills location where top media, entertainment, and technology executives from around the world will explore opportunities for growth and collaboration across borders and industries.

Previously confirmed speakers include Juan Luis Cebrian, CEO, Grupo Prisa; Peter Chernin, Founder and Chairman, The Chernin Group/CA Media; Adriana Cisneros, Vice Chairman and Director of Strategy, Grupo Cisneros; Barry Diller, Chairman and Senior Executive, IAC; Tom Freston, Principal, Firefly3, LLC; Marissa Mayer, Vice President of Location and Local Services, Google; Jon Miller, Chief Digital Officer, News Corp.; Saad Mohseni, Chairman, Moby Group; Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation; Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook; Anne Sweeney, Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group; and Lauren Zalaznick, Chairman, Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media, NBCUniversal, among others.

Confirmed delegates to IC2011 LA include Aryeh Bourkoff, UBS; Joe Calabrese, O'Melveny & Myers; Scott Moore, Rogers Communications; Alberto Pecegueiro, GloboSat; Kuben Pillay, Primedia LTD; Geoffrey Sands, McKinsey & Company; Yossi Vardi, International Technologies; Blair Westlake, Microsoft; Susan Whiting, The Nielsen Co.; Mehmet Ali Yalcindag, Dogan Media; among others.

For more information, please visit www.paleycenter.org/ic.

About The Paley Center for Media's International Council

Created in 1995, the International Council brings together the chief executives of the world's most important media companies. The role of the Council is to advance the exchange of ideas among these leaders in global media, entertainment, and communications, and to foster a community among them. This is accomplished through both informal and organized discussions on a wide range of critical issues that will define the media and its role in society for generations to come. Past meetings have been held in Rome, Berlin, Madrid, Paris, London, Vienna, Beijing, Cape Town, Montreal, Istanbul, New Delhi, Bangalore, and California's Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit www.paleycenter.org/ic.

About The Paley Center for Media

The Paley Center for Media seeks to preserve the past, illuminate the present, and envision the future through the lens of media. With the nation's foremost public archive of television, radio and Internet programming, the Paley Center produces programs and forums for the public, industry professionals, thought leaders, and the creative community to explore the evolving ways in which we create, consume, and share news and entertainment. In an era of unprecedented change, the Paley Center advances the understanding of media and its impact on our lives. The Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry.  For more information, please visit http://www.paleycenter.org/.

Contact:
Eric Lindbom
(323) 202-1416
lindbom@edelman.com

SOURCE The Paley Center for Media



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